Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
Reducing emissions doesn't have to conflict with a growing economy, as these 18 developed nations show.
Carbon emission declines are far from inevitable, and require concerted policy action to support low-carbon energy and, critically, less energy demand.
The climate issue cannot be considered less urgent than the social or economic crisis.
Whether to attending a conferences or giving in to a meeting, the global research community is keen on air travel. That’s a habit that needs to change.
Acidic seawater conditions are interfering with the ability of shellfish to produce strong, resilient shells, and it's happening all over the world.
Other industries plan for the future, but the tourism industry is acting as if responses to climate change will leave it untouched.
Millions of people worldwide are either indifferent to a carbon tax or opposed. If citizens were motivated by potential carbon dividends, maybe politicians would finally take action on climate change.
Carbon emissions from maritime freight are everyone's problem because of climate change.
Their analysis finds that the costs exceed the benefits by over $170 billion – but it includes four major errors in the calculations.
Ontario's new environment plan scores poorly on conservative ethos.
The gilets jaunes protests show we need to fight inequality for a just transition to a low-carbon society.
We are on track to reach 1.5°C of global warming within 16 years according to new data.
With so much attention focused on what agreements come out of COP24, protesters should be seizing the initiative to attack the root causes of climate change.
Replanting the world's great forests should be a central demand at COP24.
The G20's power comes from its members, but also vital is its informal structure and close working relationship with other international organisations.
A new poll reveals many Australians want to cut their electricity bills - but many also want to reduce emissions.
Here are the essential facts from the UN's special report on climate change.
Splitting the energy and environment portfolios might sound like a backward step, but here's why it could work.
The benefits of nuclear power often seem to get overshadowed. It's time the industry began sharing its vision for the future.